Monthly Archives: May 2014

Jesus and women: ‘You are set free’

This is part one of a two part series.  Part two will come up tomorrow.  It may be “preaching to the choir”, so to speak, to post this article, but it never hurts for us to be reminded once in … Continue reading

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Dear Pope Francis, I’m really confused….

I hope she sent a copy of this to Pope Francis.  I think he would not be offended and would find it interesting and clever.  I continue to suggest to people to write letters to the pope.  It is time … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 11, 2014

4 Easter A’14                                           •Acts 2:14, 36-41 • 1 Peter 2: 20-15 • John 10: 1-10• Weekly Scripture Readings: Fourth Sunday of … Continue reading

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Curia rumblings about a pope who won’t be filtered

Not sure I agree with his summation but I want you all to be aware of the level  of rumbling that is ramping up in the Curia.   Jorge indeed needs to start to Tango much faster and more forcefully. … Continue reading

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3 reforms the pope make now

The author of this article, Paul V. Kane is a former fellow of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Business and Marine veteran of Iraq, is president of the parish council for the largest Catholic parish in the District of Columbia.  At least … Continue reading

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The rocky path to a married clergy

There are many articles out there on this topic and I have posted previously on this topic but there are some really good points in this article….Reyanna By Pat Perriello, May 5, 2014, National Catholic Reporter On-line David Gibson frames … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for the Third Sunday of Easter, May 4, 2014

3 Easter A’14                                   •Acts 2:14, 22-33 • 1 Peter 1:17-21 • Luke 24:13-35• Weekly Scripture Readings: Third Sunday of Easter Christ is risen!”  (Truly he is risen!) Today we set aside the gospel of John and listen to Luke’s narrative describing … Continue reading

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#enoughalready

It is worth it to follow the “David Gibson reports” link in this article……Reyanna By J Peter Nixon, April 30, 2014., Commonweal On-line So it has come to this.  We are now debating the doctrinal authority of papal tweets and … Continue reading

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Vatican lifts sanctions on silenced Irish priest

I don’t think I have ever heard of this happening before!!!……Reyanna By Patsy McGarry, April 29, 2014, Irish Times On-line Pope Francis is believed to have intervened directly with the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) to … Continue reading

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